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Tax-Funded Attacks Against White House Employees?! [Call for Action!]
Tasty Manatees ^ | 3/29/04 | Ryan

Posted on 03/29/2004 6:54:49 AM PST by TastyManatees

Tax-Funded Attacks Against White House Employees?! [Call for Action!]

Imagine you take a temporary job with your local school board, and that you are trying to encourage better educational standards. Let's say some school employees don't appreciate your changes to the curriculum. So, one Sunday afternoon, they grab the keys to a few school buses, fill them with a couple of hundred activists and impressionable kids from their classes, and truck on over to your house. These activists unload the adult instigators and the kids, and they surround your house and pound on your windows and scream at you all afternoon.

They also make sure that you understand that this is not an isolated incident, and that they will return, saying something like, "We will [come back] if he continues to ignore us."

Sound far-fetched? Ask Karl Rove.

You see, this Sunday, school employees from Wichita, Kansas, and Cleveland, Ohio, appear to have done exactly what I outlined above to the President's Senior Advisor, Karl Rove. They filled his small yard, surrounded his home while he was inside with his two young children, pounded on the walls and windows while screaming at him.

Several hundred people stormed the small yard of President Bush's chief political strategist, Karl Rove, yesterday afternoon, pounding on his windows, shoving signs at others and challenging Rove to talk to them about a bill that deals with educational opportunities for immigrants.

Protesters poured out of one school bus after another, piercing an otherwise quiet, peaceful Sunday in Rove's Palisades neighborhood in Northwest, chanting, "Karl, Karl, come on out! See what the DREAM Act is all about!"

Rove obliged their first request and opened his door long enough to say, "Get off my property."

"Seems like he doesn't want to invite us in for tea," Emira Palacios quipped to the crowd.

Others chanted, "Karl Rove ain't got no soul."

The crowd then grew more aggressive, fanning around the three accessible sides of Rove's house, tracking him through the many windows, waving signs that read "Say Yes to DREAM" and pounding on the glass. At one point, Rove rushed to a window, pointed a finger and yelled something inaudible.

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Palacios, trembling and in tears herself, said, "He is very offended because we dared to come here. We dared to come here because he dared to ignore us. I'm sorry we disturbed his children, but our children are disturbed every day.

"He also said, 'Don't ever dare to come back,' " Palacios said. "We will, if he continues to ignore us."

And she apparently has the resources to follow through on her threat. You see, Ms. Palacios is not only one of the leaders of National People's Action, the group that attacked Mr. Rove and his family in his home, Ms. Palacios is an employee of Cloud Elementary School in Wichita, Kansas. What's more, her co-chair at National People's Action, Ms. Inez Killingsworth, is an employee of Alexander Hamilton Middle School in Cleveland, Ohio.

It is interesting that Ms. Killingsworth hails from Cleveland, because here is the picture from the Washington Post's account of the attack on Karl Rove's home:

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"Christina Haynes, 11, of Cleveland and other demonstrators hold protest signs from school buses near the home of presidential adviser Karl Rove."

Given that, the relevant question here is where did the buses and the children come from?

It appears from this news article that Ms. Palacios and Ms. Killingsworth appropriated school buses and students from their respective schools. What's more, employees responsible for their students' safety appear to have purposefully placed these students into a violent and unpredictable situation, even encouraging them to form a mob and commit crimes against a person in his own home.

And they have threatened to do it again.

Ask the people responsible for Ms. Palacios and Ms. Killingsworth whether their school districts will continue to use taxpayer money to support political goon squads to attack people in their homes!

Ms. Palacios' Cloud Elementary School is located in District 6 of Wichita, Kansas. The Principal of the school is Ms. Carla Smith, and you can contact her by e-mail at csmith@usd259.net. The Board of Education member responsible for Cloud Elementary and Ms. Palacios is Mr. Lynn Rogers, and you can contact him by e-mail at lynnwrogers@sbcglobal.net.

Ms. Killingsworth's Alexander Hamilton Middle School is located in Cleveland, Ohio. The Principal of the school is Mr. Hiawatha Shivers, and he may actually be complicit in the attack, given his involvement with these activist organizations, but you can contact him at (216) 561-3880. The Chairwoman on the Cleveland Board of Education is Margaret Hopkins, and you can contact her at (216) 361-8254. However, given the politically charged nature of Cleveland education, it may be more fruitful to contact the State Superintendent for Education, Dr. Susan Zellman, at (877) 644-6338.


TOPICS: Announcements; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events; US: Kansas; US: Ohio
KEYWORDS: attack; cleveland; dreamact; educationnews; freep; immigrantlist; kansas; karl; karlrove; npa; ohio; rove; wichita
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Ask the people responsible for Ms. Palacios and Ms. Killingsworth whether their school districts will continue to use taxpayer money to support political goon squads to attack people in their homes!
1 posted on 03/29/2004 6:54:53 AM PST by TastyManatees
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To: TastyManatees
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2 posted on 03/29/2004 6:57:30 AM PST by RippleFire
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To: ohio; KANSAS; *Education News; *FREEP!; *immigrant_list
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3 posted on 03/29/2004 6:59:05 AM PST by TastyManatees (http://www.tastymanatees.com)
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The Cleveland school district is in the red and making cuts big time.

If this woman didn't pay for the drivers, gas and wear and tear I'd expect to see her as one of the cuts.
4 posted on 03/29/2004 6:59:15 AM PST by Bikers4Bush (Flood waters rising, heading for more conservative ground. Write in Tancredo in 04'!)
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To: TastyManatees
It looks like they were planning to hit Elaine Chao's house later in the day - http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1107066/posts
5 posted on 03/29/2004 6:59:30 AM PST by RippleFire
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"If this woman didn't pay for the drivers, gas and wear and tear I'd expect to see her as one of the cuts."


This has the smell of Hillry's fedayheen UNION leadership thugs.
6 posted on 03/29/2004 7:02:24 AM PST by Just mythoughts
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I agree. With all the cuts the Cleveland City Schools are having to make due to budget shortfalls I cannot believe that this won't get ugly once it gets some legs.

And since I'm faxing the article to the local talk radio folks I'm hoping it will. Get ugly that is.
7 posted on 03/29/2004 7:05:29 AM PST by Bikers4Bush (Flood waters rising, heading for more conservative ground. Write in Tancredo in 04'!)
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To: TastyManatees
Where were the police?

This will be another aspect of the failure of Bush to defend our southern border against invading illegal criminal alien Mexicans. Most are relatively quiet and work hard to loot money from the US economy to send it back to Fox. But, when things go bad for them, when, for example, black racist thug leaders take on the issue that criminal Mexican illegal displace young blacks in the job market, and illegals are unemployed, they will become restive. This is an issue that will only get worse. WE MUST TAKE CONTROL OF OUR BORDER AND START THE PROCESS OF RETURNING THE MEXICAN LEECHES TO THEIR HOMELAND!!!

8 posted on 03/29/2004 7:07:27 AM PST by Tacis
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"I agree. With all the cuts the Cleveland City Schools are having to make due to budget shortfalls I cannot believe that this won't get ugly once it gets some legs.

And since I'm faxing the article to the local talk radio folks I'm hoping it will. Get ugly that is."


Education spending is up higher than ever before, seems we need a national audit of education spending, including all those costly provisions hidden in UNION contracts!
9 posted on 03/29/2004 7:08:56 AM PST by Just mythoughts
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The waste in the larger schools sytems is absolutely shocking.

The large systems are run just like political machines, friends are rewarded, enemies are punished and anyone who points out waste to the public is fired.
10 posted on 03/29/2004 7:14:15 AM PST by Bikers4Bush (Flood waters rising, heading for more conservative ground. Write in Tancredo in 04'!)
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To: TastyManatees
Someone needs to tell Christina she is in charge of taking hold of her own dreams. They are not funded on the backs of her fellow citizens. Plenty of us have worked our butts off to get what we have without help from family or taxpayers. Her problem is not that her dream isn't taxpayer funded, her problem is she has never been told that she is in charge of making things happen for herself and that things are not beyond her reach just because she can't rape her fellow taxpayers for the money.
BTW, wonder if Christina holds that sign up to her parents(assuming she has two) and harass them for the funding for her "dream"? After all, they have a hell of a lot more responsibility for making her dreams happen then do any elected official or her neighbor's parents via taxes.
11 posted on 03/29/2004 7:14:21 AM PST by cupcakes
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"The waste in the larger schools sytems is absolutely shocking.

The large systems are run just like political machines, friends are rewarded, enemies are punished and anyone who points out waste to the public is fired."


Yes, run like that UN "OIL for FOOD" program.
12 posted on 03/29/2004 7:17:17 AM PST by Just mythoughts
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To: TastyManatees
Write the editors at the Cleveland Plain Dealer

(Plain Dealer)

To contact The Plain Dealer, click here or call 1.800.362.0727

You can also call cleveland.com's main number,
(216) 515-2525.
Or you can write us at 700 West Saint Clair Ave. Suite 414 Cleveland, OH 44113.
(contact)

13 posted on 03/29/2004 7:18:35 AM PST by yoe (The worse it is the better it is!!)
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To: TastyManatees
If this was Anti-Abortion protestors on the sidewalk the police would be there in seconds. In fact that has occurred numerous times. The protestors were not allowed within a block of the abortionists house in Wichita.
14 posted on 03/29/2004 7:19:32 AM PST by Tenth Gen
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The Washington Post story on this described law enforcement arriving, but then implied they "talked" to everyone and Karl Rove agreed to talk to the protesters, which he did for "about two minutes." I cannot believe these people weren't just hauled off and arrested. What gives them the right to swarm private property, bang on the windows, etc.? They should have been arrested immediately. Can you imagine if these had been pro-life protesters at someone's house?
15 posted on 03/29/2004 7:20:45 AM PST by GraceCoolidge
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To: Just mythoughts
"Yes, run like that UN "OIL for FOOD" program."

Or worse, if that's even possible.
16 posted on 03/29/2004 7:22:19 AM PST by Bikers4Bush (Flood waters rising, heading for more conservative ground. Write in Tancredo in 04'!)
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To: Just mythoughts
"Education spending is up higher than ever before, seems we need a national audit of education spending, including all those costly provisions hidden in UNION contracts!"

It just beat the Hell out of me how any of us on FR learned how to do the 3 R's or type or anything without all this extra money that seems to be needed every stinking year.

I was in school from 1951 til 1972 or so; school was relatively inexpensive and the results were pretty damn good. I guess that was before the '60's activists got into the hierarachy of the educational institutions and began making things more "correct".
17 posted on 03/29/2004 7:25:39 AM PST by Chu Gary (USN Intel guy 1967 - 1970)
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To: TastyManatees
The best way to counter such demonstrations is to place a large sign in the front window that says ABORTION CLINIC.
18 posted on 03/29/2004 7:28:00 AM PST by Agnes Heep (Solus cum sola non cogitabuntur orare pater noster)
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To: Just mythoughts
This has the smell of Hillry's fedayheen UNION leadership thugs.

It also has LULAC and the National Council of La Raza written all over it.

19 posted on 03/29/2004 7:34:23 AM PST by DumpsterDiver
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To: TastyManatees
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20 posted on 03/29/2004 7:46:41 AM PST by Wheee The People (Oo ee oo ah ah, ting tang, walla-walla bing bang. Oo ee oo ah ah, ting tang, walla-walla bing bang!)
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